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Qualitas Energy and SURPLUS Equity Partners team up to build a 200 MW wind energy portfolio in Germany
Qualitas Energy Windfarm in Germany
© Qualitas Energy Deutschland GmbHBerlin / Munich (renewablepress) - Qualitas Energy, a global investment and management platform focused on renewable energy, energy transition, and sustainability investments, announces the partnership of its German subsidiary, Qualitas Energy Deutschland GmbH, with SURPLUS Equity Partners to build a 200 MW wind energy portfolio in Germany.
SURPLUS Equity Partners is a Munich-based investment manager and project developer that focuses on real estate, infrastructure, and investments in technology companies in the real assets sector.
Together, under this cooperation agreement, wind farms are being planned to be developed nationwide. Specifically, wind turbines with a potential of 200 megawatts of climate-neutral electricity production are to be built in Wippershainer Höhe, Dalkendorf, Krackow, Oberreichenbach, Blankenhain, Rammelfangen, and Schwarzbach. The wind farms are currently in different planning stages and the turbines are planned to be commissioned between 2025 and 2027.
Qualitas Energy Deutschland GmbH is part of the Qualitas Energy Group, which is committed to driving the change towards a decarbonized economy and focused on the acquisition, financing, project development, construction, and operation of onshore wind turbines with a team of more than 150 employees at its offices in Berlin, Hamburg and Wiesbaden.
Apart from this transaction, Qualitas Energy is operating more than 40 wind farms in Germany at present, which are currently being successfully repowered to significantly increase the generation of environmentally friendly wind power.
Sebastian Lüdke, Founding Partner and CEO at SURPLUS Equity Partners, commented: “We are very pleased to team up with Qualitas Energy in various project developments across Germany. We are united by the common vision to drive the transition towards green energy. It is our joint approach to create value with closeness to residents and communities, transparent communication, and attractive incentives for the respective project regions.”
Niklas Hinz, Director of Investments at Qualitas Energy Deutschland GmbH, added: “Together, we are bringing renewables to the finish line and are more than ready for new projects, both in terms of personnel and finances. Our current fund, Q-Energy Fund V (QE V), will invest in renewable energy projects in Germany and internationally, strengthening our commitment to the transition to a decarbonized economy. We will acquire more wind farms with a focus on repowering and significantly expand our greenfield project pipeline.”
About Qualitas Energy
Qualitas Energy is a leading investment and management platform focused on renewable energy, energy transition, and sustainable infrastructure investments.
Since 2007, the Qualitas Energy team has managed investments of more than €11 billion in renewable energies worldwide. These investments have been deployed through five vehicles: Fotowatio / FRV, Vela Energy, Q-Energy III, Q-Energy IV, and Q-Energy V.
Qualitas Energy’s existing portfolio currently holds more than 1.7 GW of energy, including more than 800 MWp of solar PV, 242 MW of solar thermal power (CSP), 222 MW of wind, 63 MW of battery, and 435 MW of biogas assets across Spain, Germany, the UK, Italy, and Poland.
These operating assets currently generate enough clean energy to supply more than 250,000 homes and avoid the emission of 400,000 tons of CO2, per year.
The Qualitas Energy team is composed of more than 450 professionals across 7 offices in Madrid, Berlin, Hamburg, Wiesbaden, London, Milan, and Warsaw.
Please visit qualitasenergy.com for further information.
About SURPLUS Equity Partners
SURPLUS Equity Partners ("SEP") is an investment manager focused on real assets - real estate and infrastructure - and real estate, as well as infrastructure-related technology companies and start-ups in the PropTech and InfraTech sectors. SEP typically combines traditional real estate and infrastructure projects with innovative technology components and is an alpha focused investor. The team currently manages, primarily for DACH-based family offices, a portfolio with a volume in the triple-digit millions across the asset classes of residential, office, hospitality, renewable energy, water infrastructure as well as enabling technologies. SEP is headquartered in Munich, Germany.
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About Qualitas Energy Deutschland GmbH
Qualitas Energy is a leading investment and management platform focused on renewable energy, energy transition, and sustainable infrastructure investment.
Since 2006, the Qualitas Energy team has managed investments of more than €11 billion in renewable energy worldwide. These investments have been deployed through five vehicles: Fotowatio / FRV, Vela Energy, Q-Energy III, Q-Energy IV, and Q-Energy V.
Qualitas Energy’s existing portfolio currently holds more than 5 GW of operating and development energy assets, including more than 3 GW of wind, 1 GWp of solar PV, 242 MW of solar thermal power (CSP), 243 MW of battery, 180 MW of renewable natural gas, and 60 MW of hydroelectric power assets across Spain, Germany, the UK, Italy, Poland, and Chile.
The operating assets currently generate enough clean energy to supply more than 370,000 homes and avoid the emission of 630,000 tons of CO2, per year.
The Qualitas Energy team is composed of more than 600 professionals across 11 offices in Madrid, Berlin, London, Milan, Hamburg, Wiesbaden, Trier, Stuttgart, Cologne, Warsaw, and Santiago.